Man against Crime: Murder in the Rough
Run time 26:28Audio/Visual sound, black & whiteLanguage English
Private detective Mike Barnett suspects that he is being used to help a murderer escape conviction.
This DuMont Network series is also known as "Follow That Man".
Originally aired on 8 November 1953 (Season 5, Episode 5).
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October 23, 2012
Great old time detective show.
Man Against Crime ran on CBS from October 7, 1949, until October 1953. DuMont had it from October 1953 through April 1954. It was also simulcast on NBC from October 1954 through its DuMont run, and continued on NBC until July 1954. It returned to NBC in July and August 1956, as a live program with Frank Lovejoy replacing Ralph Bellamy. Follow That Man was the syndication title for the show. This information is from "The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows."
October 22, 2012
Murder in the Rough (Man Against Crime)
Season 5, episode 5.
Original air date: 8 November 1953.
Cast: Ralph Bellamy (Mike Barnett), Marc Cramer (Ted Boardman), Fred Hillebrand (Victor Barstow), Walter Klavun (Havemeyer), Sally Parrish (Ellen) and Victor Thorley (Leonard).
Good written scenario. Filmed in big part on location. The story is complicated but the it is well explained.